Our goal at CarsDirect.com is to make your next vehicle purchase as simple, convenient, and safe as possible. We also want every one of our customers to be completely satisfied, so it's important for you to understand what we can and can't do.
By accessing CarsDirect.com, you accept, without limitation or qualification, the following Terms and Conditions. You are only authorized to use CarsDirect.com and its services if you agree to abide by all applicable laws and to these Terms and Conditions. If you do NOT accept the Terms and Conditions, then please discontinue your use of CarsDirect.com.
We may modify these Terms and Conditions from time to time and such modification shall be effective upon posting on CarsDirect.com. You agree to be bound to any changes to these Terms and Conditions when you use the Site after any such modification is posted. It is important that you review these Terms and Conditions regularly to ensure you are updated as to any changes made.Warranties
Every vehicle purchased or leased through CarsDirect.com comes with the full protection of its manufacturer's warranty. If you require additional protection, CarsDirect.com offers extended service contracts that can protect your vehicle after the manufacturer's warranty expires.Your Order
When you submit an order, CarsDirect.com will immediately send you a confirmation email acknowledging receipt, and a CarsDirect.com Vehicle Specialist will call you shortly thereafter to confirm the details of your order. These communications will let you know that CarsDirect.com has received your order. If the vehicle you specify is not readily available, we will give you the opportunity to:
For your protection, we may also require verification of the information you submit before we can confirm your order.Additional Products and Services
Along with vehicle purchasing services, in certain markets CarsDirect.com offers related products and services, such as extended service contracts and vehicle financing and leasing. These services may be subject to additional terms and conditions, or may require you to enter into a separate contract. For example, if you want to purchase or lease a vehicle you will be asked to complete a Customer Agreement; if you apply for and accept CarsDirect.com financing, you will be asked to complete a finance contract with the lender.Where to Find Us
CarsDirect.com is not a virtual company. We are a division of Internet Brands, Inc., a corporation headquartered in Southern California ("Internet Brands"). While our website can be accessed from almost anywhere you can find Internet service, we are bound to do business according to California law. Your state or country of residence has laws that may differ from those of California. However, when you access our website both you and CarsDirect.com agree that the statutes and laws of the State of California govern all matters related to your use of this site.USE OF THE SITE
Without limiting any other provisions of these Terms and Conditions, you may not use CarsDirect.com for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by Terms and Conditions and/or any applicable additional terms. Your access to CarsDirect.com may be terminated immediately in our sole discretion, with or without notice, if you fail to comply with any provision of this agreement and/or additional terms, or for any reason, or no reason. You expressly agree not to:
While we make every effort to ensure that all of the content on our site is up-to-date, readily available, and clearly explained, we cannot guarantee that the site will always be up or that its contents will always be accurate. What we can guarantee is this: if upon your inspection at the time of delivery you find that your vehicle is not exactly as you ordered it, you don't have to accept it. Circumstances beyond our control may occasionally make the site unavailable; data transmissions may be interrupted; and we may provide links to other sites whose content we cannot monitor or otherwise manage. Read on to learn more about the things we can't control and what our lawyers need us say about them...Things We Can't Control
We do not endorse any seller, and we make no guarantee, explicit or implied that the posted information is accurate. You agree that we are not responsible for any information or content provided by any seller, including typographical and other errors. We do not and cannot verify the information that sellers supply, nor do we guarantee the vehicles sellers offer. We assume no responsibility to verify whether the listings comply with applicable laws; such responsibility rests with the sellers. We are not responsible for, and do not guarantee the availability or performance of, any such used vehicles. Terms of any sale remain subject to direct negotiation between the buyer and the seller. Any dealings that you may have with a seller listed on our website is governed by the terms of the agreement that you enter into with that seller. CarsDirect.com and Internet Brands expressly disclaim any liability or responsibility for the success of any transaction you have with that seller. You must make the final determination as to the value and appropriateness of the transaction.
With respect to prices, please note that the prices listed by sellers on CarsDirect.com generally exclude sales tax, finance charges, and title, license, regulatory, dealer documentary, emission testing and compliance fees all of which may be added to the advertised price in determining the final sale price of a particular vehicle. Some of the used car listings include vehicles that are shown to be "certified" as meeting certain standards established by either certain manufacturers or a particular dealer in connection with their pre-owned vehicle programs. The decision to certify any particular vehicle is made by an individual dealer, and CarsDirect.com and Internet Brands are not responsible for the decision to certify any vehicle.
NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM CARSDIRECT.COM OR THROUGH OR FROM ITS SERVICES SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS.
IN NO EVENT SHALL CARSDIRECT.COM, INTERNET BRANDS, ITS AFFILIATES OR THEIR SHAREHOLDERS, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, COMPENSATORY, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING FROM THE OPERATION, CONTENT OR USE OF THE SITE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
Some jurisdictions do not allow the disclaimer, exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the foregoing disclaimer, exclusion, and limitation may not apply to you, and you may have other legal rights that vary according to jurisdiction. In no event will damages provided by law (if any) apply unless they are required to apply by statute, notwithstanding their exclusion by contract.
The section titles and other headings in these Terms and Conditions are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect. Our failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms and Conditions shall not operate as a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is unlawful, void or unenforceable, that provision is deemed severable and does not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.
Thank you for reading our complete terms of service. We look forward to bringing you the best new-vehicle buying experience currently available.© 2000-2010 Internet Brands, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Last Revised 2008.